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Title True West : authenticity and the American West / edited by William R. Handley and Nathaniel Lewis.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2004.

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Series Postwestern horizons
Postwestern horizons.
Subject American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
West (U.S.) -- Historiography.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Realism in literature.
Alt Name Handley, William R.
Lewis, Nathaniel, 1962-
Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Rhetorics of Authenticity. Truth or consequences : projecting authenticity in the 1830s / Nathaniel Lewis -- Cowgirls and sage hens : Henry Adams's western fantasy / Lisa MacFarlane -- Getting the real story : implications of the demand for authenticity in writings from the Canadian West / Alison Calder -- Willa Cather : "The West authentic," the West Divided / William R. Handley -- Part II. Authenticity and Native American Cultures. Simulations of authenticity : imagined Indians and sacred landscape from New Age to nature writing / Drucilla Mims Wall -- "Real Indian art" : Charles Eastman's search for an authenticating culture concept Christine Edwards Allred -- The only real Indians are Western ones : authenticity, regionalism, and Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance, or Sylvester Long / Nancy Cook -- The authenticity game : "Getting Real" in contemporary American Indian literature / Susan Bernardin -- Part III. Picturing Histories. Edward Curtis : pictorialist and ethnographic adventurist / Gerald Vizenor -- Animal calling/calling animal : threshold space in Frederic Remington's Coming to the call / Stephen Tatum -- "Cameras and photographs were not permitted in the camps" : photographic documentation and distortion in Japanese American internment narratives / Melody Graulich -- Part IV. Reimagining Place. Authenticity, occupancy, and credibility : Rick Bass and the rhetoric of protecting place / Scott Slovic -- Authoring an authentic place : environmental and literary stewardship in Stegner and Kittredge / Bonney MacDonald -- "Genealogy is in our blood" : Terry Tempest Williams and the redemption of "Native" Mormonism / Joanna Brooks -- Authentic re-creations : ideology, practice, and regional history along Buena Park's entertainment corridor / Hsuan L. Hsu.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 0803203993 (electronic bk.)
9780803203990 (electronic bk.)
0803224109 (alk. paper)
9780803224100 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 54770730
Additional Format Print version: True West. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2004 0803224109 (DLC) 2003019518 (OCoLC)53020296

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